MS HB547 | 2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Failed on January 30 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-01-30 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


An Act To Amend Section 23-15-975, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Include Justice Court Judges In The "nonpartisan Judicial Election Act"; To Amend Section 23-15-197, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide The Time For Holding An Election For The Office Of Justice Court Judge; To Amend Section 23-15-977, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide The Qualifying Fee For Election To The Office Of Justice Court Judge; To Amend Sections 9-11-2, 23-15-297, 23-15-359, 23-15-973 And 23-15-1021, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform To The Provisions Of This Act; To Bring Forward Sections 23-15-193, 23-15-833 And 23-15-849, Mississippi Code Of 1972, For The Purpose Of Possible Amendment; And For Related Purposes.

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Justice court judges; revise position to be nonpartisan and part-time for.



2018-01-30HouseDied In Committee
2018-01-08HouseReferred To Judiciary A

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